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DavidH wrote:Did you know that in 1859 Britain and the USA sent troops and warships to a small island because an American shot an Irishman's prize pig? The incident is known as The Pig War.
Wikipedia wrote:Today the Union Jack still flies above the "British Camp", being raised and lowered daily by park rangers, making it one of the very few places without diplomatic status where US government employees regularly hoist the flag of another country.
Roy Hunter wrote:Did you know that the building that the Rolling Stones used for the video of "Waiting On A Friend"...is the same building Led Zeppelin used for the cover of Physical Graffiti? They are numbers 96 and 98 St. Mark's Place, Manhattan.
DavidH wrote:Did you know I've just bought my haggis ready for Burns Night ... and it turns out to be WELSH. Made in Abergavenny.
DavidH Burns wrote:“Some hae meat and canna eat,
And some wad eat that want it,
But we hae Welsh Rabbit and we can eat it,
And sae the Lord be thankit.”
pieces o'nine wrote:Did you know that a very weak solution of neodynium magnet, succussed against a horsehair-padded speaker cabinet, will repotentize your internets?
Roy Hunter wrote:My maths isn't too good, how much water do I need to make a 100C solution with a 5kg magnet?
Roy Hunter wrote:I live in a council house. I consider myself lucky that my one bath doesn't fall through the floor.
I do, however, go to the gym three times a week, and the gym is attached to a swimming pool, where I could mix up my homeopathic anti-magnetism formula. According to my maths, which let's face it is a bit sketchy, a 25m x 10m x 1.5m (average - 1m at the shallow end, 2m at the deep end) pool contains [25 x 10 x 1.5] 375 tons of water. A 5kg magnet dissolved in that would be roughly 1/75,000 magnet/water ratio.
What would a devout homeopathist make of it, though?
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